Ada Evening News, The (Newspaper) - August 17, 1962, Ada, Oklahoma
Feller at the next desk he thought he knew everyone in Ada, until he had to walk two miles to work. And of 100 cart, that passed, only three were driven by folks he knew, and they were going the other way Soviet Astronauts Head For Moscow Festival, Page 10 THE AD A Dodgers Pull Out Of Slump, Face Reds, See Sports 59TH YEAR NO. 135 ADA, OKLAHOMA, FRIDAY, AUGUST 17, 1962 10 PAGES 5 CENTS WEEKDAY, 10 CENTS SUNDAY U.S. Won't Alter Plan Of Flight Schirra Still Will Make But 6 Earth Orbits BLACKSBURG, Va. (AF A top American space official says astronaut Wal- ter M. Schirra Jr. will be limited to six orbits of the earth, no matter how well his Project Mercury flight goes. "The mission is sched- uled for recovery near Mid- way Island after six orbits, and that is the way it will be D. Brainerd Holmes, director of manned space flight programs for the United States, said Thurs- day. Thus, the fact that two Soviet cosmonauts zipped around the earth for three and four days will have no immediate effect on the U.S. program. September Is Time Holmes said Schirra, a Navy commander, will be launched on his space venture in the middle or at the end of September. His will be the only six-orbit mission, the space chief said. The next Mer- cury flight will be for 18 orbits and take a full day. "I will commit to you that th. nation will be second, to none the conquest of Holm said. Why The Surprise? The National. Aeronautics Space Administration official to his audience at Virginia Polytec nic Institute he was somewh surprised at the reaction of man qualified people to' the Sovi achievement "If we felt that this was -sur prising, then we were selling th Russians he said. "Wh they have done can be traced every aspect to a large payload considerable capacity and reli bility, fired over and over again We Can't Do It "They did could not do. Far from belittlin the Russians, one should have pected it." In great detail, he outlined th steps by which three U.S. astro nauts are to be a advanced Saturn C5 time before the end of this decade in an Apollo spacecraft, into orb around the moon, Two of the spacemen will leav the Apollo craft in a small ca] sule, or to land on th moon. Holmes said that Apollo spaci men who approach the moon i the "bug" will be able to chang their minds about landing at th last moment should conditions o the moon appear to be too dan gerous. Should the "bug" lose its pro pellant power, he said, the tw men would be able to escape from the capsule and grab lifelines ti transfer back to the mother craf which will be capable of goin after them if they are in trouble Holmes said the "bug" woul detach from the Apollo craft at a appropriate time when it is in orbit 100 miles above the moon The two men would fly close tc the lunar surface, over a min ute, if they wished, sti] could get back to the mother shi] before it was out of sight. Viet Nam Troops Kill 40 Rebels SAIGON, Viet Nam ernment ground, air and sea forces have killed 40 Communis Viet Cong guerrillas and captured 60 more in a massive operation in mangrove swamps at the south- ern tip of Viet Nam, military sources reported today. The operation began at dawn Wednesday in Ca Mau Province. It was reported still under way today.. Government casualties so far were not reported. About government troops were reported combing the man- grove swamps, supported by fighter-planes and naval craft op- erating through the rivers and canals of the region near the coast- Bride: "I took the recipe for this cake out of the cookbook." Groom: "Good. It never should have been there in the first place." (Copr. Gen. Fea. Corp.) I nves tigation Of Stockpiling Blows Up As Humphrey, Symington Have Words OIL DERRICKS AND FOOTBALL Iff a curious sight it East Central's Morris Stadium. Two oil dtrricks on each of stadium, indicating Elvan George might be going into the business of producing something other than football players. the derricks are being built to hold braces of lamps to flood the field with light during the upcoming football season. When the new lighting proj- ect is completed, it will provide three times as much illu- mination at the field has had in the past. The tower pic- tured above is on the west side of the field. It will contain a brace of 60 lamps, plus a TV remote control reflector. (NEWS Staff Action May Be Coming Ada Parking Stirs Concern By GEORGE GURLEY Parking in downtown Ada is one of the problems drawing in- creasing concern from local merchants. This was the principal area discussed Thursday at noon as the retail merchants committee of the Ada Chamber of Com- merce met under its chairman, Asa Hutchinson. One intersting situation is now under consideration by the com- mittee. It is likely that some sort of proposal may soon be brought before the City Council. Under this arrangement, the city would trade or sell property it owns now next door to the Sugg Clinic. The purchase price from this property would then be applied to a 100 by 140 lot immediately west of the fire station on Twelfth. This lot is available for The lot would then be utilized as a parking area and would provide additional spaces to re- lieve areas where competition for space is acute. No formal proposal has ever been put before the council. No concrete plan has been'evolved for opera- lot as. to number of stalls, the amount of time which would be available on meters there, etc. The idea is still in the dis- cussion stage.'Merchants attend- ing Thursday's meeting let Hutchinson know that they shared his sentiments on down- town parking, feeling it is one of the most, pressing, problems the city will'face. Hutchinson (Continued on Page Two) Fire Halts Haymaking At Fittstown FITTSTOWN Fire yesterday afternoon put a stop to haymaking operations at the James Hunter lanch, four miles west of Fitts- :own on SH 61. Explosion of a butane-powered ractor set off the blaze, accord- ing to Walter Graper, chief of the Fittstown fire depart- ment. Nobody was injured, but dam- age to the tractor amounted to about Graper said. Also jurned were 100 bales of hay and ibout 30-40 acres of grass. The taler itself was saved. Two fire-fighting units from Tittstown answered the call at :30 p.m.' and, with the help of hay crew, brought the fire nder control. About 45 minutes after the rucks had left, the grass fire roke out again. One unit re- urned to the scene and finished le job. The equipment is owned by toy Tipton, who was baling the ay on contract. Kennedy Dedicates Dam On "Nonpolitical" Western Trip PIERRE, S.D. (APJ-President Kennedy declared today the na- tion is entering a decade of .crisis and "we cannot afford inefficien- cy and waste. We cannot afford endless debate and delay." Standing beside South Dakota's vast Oahe first stop in a weekend swing through the pictured the coun- try as in a race with a chal- lenge. And he urged in his prepared address that all parts of the economy pull together or else "the American people will be the losers." 'Said Kennedy: "If the railroads prevent coal slurry pipelines from conveying the resources of our the mining interests p-event the use of nuclear energy for public and private transmis- public and private power interests veto each other's prog- ress, or if one region refuses to jermit another to share in its we shall be en- :ering a decade of challenge and crisis with an inexcusable, vul- nerable attitude of waste." Kennedy noted that the Oahe Dam was the fifth of six great dams to control the mainstream of the Missouri River and -to gen- erate electrical power to nine states. And he said, "The key to this century is on the farm as well as the factory power in the country as well as j breaking for, San Republican Sen. Joe Bottum in South Dakota's Senate race. The formal objective of Kenne- dy's weekend journeying back and forth across" the continent was visits to 'the Oahe dam and power plant on the Mis- souri River just north of Pierre, the Arkansas-Frying- pan .water project in Colorado, and a dynamite-powered ground the city." The' White House calls Ken- nedy's trip nonpolitical and the government is thus'picking up the tab. .But the President also has his eyes on the senatorial con- tests in South' Dakota and Colo- rado and the race for governor between former Vice President Richard M. Nixon and Gov. Ed- mund G. Brown, In his speech here today Ken- nedy dropped a plug for old friend George McGovern, former food for peace he had served ably in the job. Democrat 'McGovern' is facing State May Get Bonus Highways OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Oklahoma; may be able to build million worth of highways during the fis- cal year which started July 1, Frank Lyons said today. The state Highway Di- rector said this 'total de- pends on ability to obtain enough state money to match federal funds and on completion of engineering plans and right of way pur- chase. The federal government' an- nounced this week it is.releasing to Oklahoma an additional million. Lyons said this means there will be plenty of federal funds in the months ahead, and the biggest problem is scraping up state funds to' match it. Good Place Since it takes very little state money for interstate projects, this would be a natural place to ex- pand. But the 'director said'ad- ditional engineering plans for in- terstate jobs will not be ready un- til about the first of January. Soon after, .Lyons said, com- mission be .able to award construction GEORGE M. HUMPHREY At Senate Hearing all of interstate 40 between: Shaw- nee and Checotah. Some Flans .Made Plans are ready now on' some primary jobs, but these are built on a 50-50 basis of federal and state participation, .while inter- state projects, are on a 90-10 basis. Lyons said'he plans to ask the legislature next January, for a sup- plemental appropriation, of to J8 million so there will be enough state money during spring months to push the construction total to about 180 million. Even More In addition to the million being added to the-statels account Oklahoma will be. apportioned million of federal funds per quarter or million for the fiscal year. Lyons said this is .much more than the .state can .use-during the year. But it will stay in Oklaho- ma's account thus virtually as- suring a good road-building pro- gram next fiscal year. Federal road money is divided among various types of highway projects on. a formula made up the U. S. Bureau of Roads. Could Be OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) A .wo-party- system would end po- itical pressures 'involving Okla- loma road building, Henry Bell- non, Republican .nominee for jovernor, said Thursday. Luis dam and canal system in California's San Joaquin Valley. The President does his San Luis speaking and dynamite firing chores Saturday, at the dam site west of Los Banos. He flies to Air Force Base at Merced this afternoon, _ whirlr by helicopter to beautiful! Bellmon'referred to a.statement Yosemite-Valley to spend the j Wednesday .by-Highway Director night, and takes the chopper again in the to Los Banos. The helicopter will backtrack to Fresno, where Kennedy will make (ConKnued on Page Two) U.S. Plans Order To End Space Strike 1 WASHINGTON ;gpy ernment said' today that barrin ari unexpected hitch it .plans tc apply for a federal court order to day-to end'the four-day worlc stop page stalling the moonshot pro gram at-Huntsville, Ala. Stuart Rnthman, general 'coun sel of the National Labor Rela tions Board, told a reporter th government plans to move intc court on an affidavit by Dr. Wern her von -Braun, director of'the Marshall Space Center at Hunts ville. Braun's affidavit says that''con tinued picketing by- electrician seeking union recognition is caus Frank Lyons that engineering con- tracts went to specific firms be- cause of political, influence; Bellmon said that with a .two- party system, one party would always act "as a watchdog over the other." ing irreparable delay to the na tion's space race with the Sovie Union. Rothman said a agents and attorneys. scene- at Huntsville.'. Necessary preliminaries before the attorneys can go into court seeking a tempo rary. restraining order against th< picketing, include.'contactirig .'elec tricians' union officials to get their side of the story and formal notice to them of the pending court ac tion. "Based on everything we have been told about the Roth- man said, "we believe there is a violation of the National Labor He- llions Act and we intend-to go into court We still have some more checking to do however. any event we intend to'com- plete our investigation today." The Marshall Space Flight Cen- ;er, representing -the National Aeronautics and Space Adminis- tration, Thursday night appealed to the National Labor Relations Board ..to go to court to break the strike. The potential cost of the strike .is million, a day to this coun- try's 'space research and develop- ment program, .Marshall officials (Continued on Page Two) Laotian Reds Release Five Captives From America VIENTIANE, Laos mericans and a .Filipino held aptive for more than a.year by ro-Communist forces were re- ased today. The men, who had all grown eards during their captivity, ere cheered by a crowd of sev- al hundred as they emerged om the twin-engine Soviet plane at brought thm to .Vientiane rom Pathet Lao headquarters in e Plaine des Jarres. Those released'were Maj. Law- ence Bailey, Laurel, Md., assist- ant military attache at the U.S. mbassy in-Vientiane; John Mc- orrow, Brooklyn, N.Y.; Edward Shore Jr., Gallaway, Tenn.; jt. Orville Columbus, lio; NBC cameraman Grant olfkffl of Shelton, Wash., and jrenzo Frigillana of the Philip- ines. All six appeared to have lost considerable weight Wolfkill left soon'after for Bang- kok en route to the United States. NBC correspondent Jim Robinson, who accompanied Wolf- kill would leave Bangkok for New York as soon as possible. The other Americans and Frig illana were'flown to the Ail Force Clark base.north of Manila for a medical checkup and inter- rogation. Shore, McMorrow .and Frigillana looked healthy and- in good spirits, but Ballenger was haggard and looked tired. Bailey had to be helped from the plane to the airport terminal. An Army doctor, Maj. -Estes Cohen, who made a superficial check of the men aboard the plane, said. "They are all okay except Bailey wio is .pretty weak." Shore and McMorrow were ci- vilian employes of the charter firm Air-America, which .flew for the right-wing Laotian govern- ment. Wolfkill was with them when their helicopter crashed be- hind Red lines''May 15, 1961. Ballenger had been missing since April 22, 1961, when four American military advisers were captured under-circumstances the1 State Department has refused to divulge. Bailey was captured when his plane crashed March 23, 1961 Frigillana, an Air America mechanic, disappeared in Decem- ber I960; during fighting between' neutralist and right-wing 'forces for control of Vientiane.. Pathet Lao chief Prince Sou- phanouvong -had promised their release following last month's Ge- neva accord, sanctioning a .coali- tion government for Laos and .pledging the country's neutrality. A few minutes after the 'six men arrived, American military offi- cials whisked Shore, McMorrow, Ballenger "and Frigillana away: Bailey and Wolfkill stayed behind to talk to newsmen. Bailey, 38, said he bailed out'of a plane which was transporting seven1 other Americans before it crashed. Speaking with great dif- ficulty, he said he did not know what went wrong'with the plane and he was afraid all others aboard had died. Bailey said.when the Pathet Lao first captured him .he was "held ..in a house in eastern Sam Neua Province and given enough food. But for the" past 11 months, he saidi he was confined in a cell which had only a very small win-j dow. Bailey .said his captors never beat him, that -the only maltreat- ment was continuous questioning. Wolfkill, 39, said the: helicopter in which he was flying with Shore and McMorrow, made a forced landing at. Ban Veung San, about 40 miles north of Vientiane. "We made a he said, "and nobody aboard was hurt, 30- year-old pilot'McMorrow, 20, was the-crew-chief... He said they: left the helicopter, in 'the jungle and without warning were surrounded by Pathet :Lao troops. The three of thenuwere held for 11 months in a room which had no light in a place near, Xieng Khoii- ang, the Pathet Lao headquarters in.the Wolfkill said .they: spent .terrify- ing hours under the watchful eyes of young Meo tribesmen 'guards who, he added, "were full of ha- tred and 'roaming around with their rifles loaded -and firing'at random." Wolfkffl said that for days they were given only rice and salt to eat. "Our condition improved when we were moved last April 6 to a Viet Minh also in the Xieng Khouang area, he contin- ued.-- "Viet Minh soldiers more or less did international conven- tions for war Wolfkill said. Ten other Americans are known toihave disappeared in-.Laos-be- tween December 1960 and March 1961. Six.were believed killed in a plane .crasB, but., there has been no; information, on .the other: four. Loud Shouts Punctuate End Of Session As Senator Cuts Off Former Cabinet Member WASHINGTON (AP) The Senate investigation of stockpile nickel deals-with companies of-former Secre- tary.of the Treasury George M. Humphrey blew up today an.angry shouting exchange between Humphrey and subcommittee Chairman Stuart. Symington, D-Mo. Symington finally adjourned the session after accus- ing Humphrey, of insulting the Senate, and grudgingly allowing the Cleveland, Ohio, industrialist to reply brief- ly 'that Symington's own statement was ample proof of press statements that .had aroused the senator's ire. The gist of the Humphrey comments was that, the in- quiry .is politically rnoti-" vated. The hearing was called off sub- ject to the .call of the chair', Sy- 'mington while'further inves- tigation is carried out .'on the han- dling of the multimillion-dollar mining and smelting contract Symington opened the second day of Humphrey's testimony -by objecting to comments the former top Eisenhower administration of- ficial had made to the -press. He said the Humphrey state- ment Thursday was an insult to the Senate in that it charged .the stockpile investigation was politi- cally motivated. .Brushing aside demands by Sen. Prescott Bush, R-Conn., for a vote, Symington said he planned to adjourn-the hearings for'fur- ther investigation. Humphrey started to ir.ake a Dean Tells How Secret Tests Hurt statement, heard." demanding: to be wouldn't Hum- phrey and Symington's gav- down. "This: hearing is snapped Symington. "Don't ever try to tell a United States senator what he would dare or wouldn't dare." Humphrey never got to make his reply comment from the wit- ness chair but after the uproar subsided he renewed his criticism and added to it in the glare of camera lights. Flushed with anger, Humphrey said he does not repent anything he has said. "This statement today has pro- vided ample proof of the motiva- tion of this he -said. "This is self evidence of the prej- udice with which the whole hear- ings have been held. "I did not attack toe.U.S. Sen- ate. I attacked the bitterness and prejudice in which these hearings have been held." Humphrey, .honorary chairman and former head of the M. A. Hanna Co. of Cleveland, Ohio, had expected to resume the witness chair at 8 a.m. He was scheduled for further questioning by the special Senate stockpiling committee about "de- struction of records" relating to ihe multimillion-dollar nickel deal. (Continued on Page Two) GENEVA (AP) United States said today small under- ground nuclear weapon tests can be used for developing such new weapons as the pure fusion bomb. For this reason the U.S. govern- ment cannot agree to any tett bin treaty where observance is not guaranteed by effective control. .U.S. ambassador Arthur H. Dean 17-nation disarma- ment significant progress development can be, and' has been, 'achieved through'underground tests which, although detected by a seismic network, could not be identified except by objective inspec- tion." "Based on' recent U.S. experi- ence, relatively small tests con- ducted underground can be .very important Big results could come from small undetected Dean added. He said that on the basis of new scientific findings even larger tests comparable to an explosion of tons of TNT can -be de- tected, but not identified, by 'a. seismic network if they are con- ducted in seismic areas and in alluvium ground. Dean did not elaborate on his reference to the pure fusion weap- on, but technical sources de- scribed it as a thermonuclear de- vice which does not require trig- gering by an ordinary nuclear ex- plosion as did the first H-bombs, tfudear fusion does not cause ra- dioactive fallout The delegates have agreed in- formally to a two-month recess shortly before the opening of the next session of the United Nations Assembly Sept 18.. Plans are for the conference to resume Nov. 19. Swedes Okay Abortion For Arizona TV Actress STOCKHOLM, Sweden (AP) Sherri Finkbine was told by Swe- den's Medical Board today she can have an. abortion here to end a pregnancy she fears will bring icr a drug-deformed baby. "I can't say how happy and re- ieved 'I she said, tears (reaming down her cheeks. "A leavy burden has been lifted from me." It was not announced when the peration would be .performed. The 30-year-old Arizona house- wife and television performer jurst out crying when her teacher lusband Robert brought her the lews. "It has been a great strain for said while he was rying to comfort.his wife. "Now we just hope that the operation an take place as soon as possible nd that this affair'can be forgot- We have no other wish than o start a normal life, again when lis is Finkbine also expressed thanks to; the .Swedish doctors and the :pyal Medical Board for sympa- letic appreciation of the case. "We are glad that there is a ountry in the world where doc- tors act like this in spite of the normous, publicity our case has he said. "I admire the medical board for having consid- ered our applications just like any other case. Sherri has been very near a complete breakdown these days in Sweden and I think it is miracle that she has endured the long hard strains." They arrived here Aug. 5 after Arizona courts declined to sanc- tion an abortion there. Mrs. Finkbine said she had tak- en a- tranquilizer has been blamed for deformed babies born in Europe. She had obtained the drug abroad. High in Thursday wai 98; low Thursday iJght, reading at 7 Friday, to partly cloudy tali afternoon, tonight and few Ute after- noon and evening thundenlww- tn extreme west; a little warm- er tonight and Saturday; low tonight 64-74; Ugh Saturday 17-NB.